Subject: Re: pkgsrc.conf
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/16/2007 23:23:52
In article <> Roland wrote:
: currently, the tools for managing binary packages are missing a 
: configuration file. I have created a first draft that addresses some of 
: the things I would like to see in such a configuration file. If you miss 
: something, please add it there.


  Why different names from the variables used for the same purpose in
pkgsrc (when building from source)?  Why a different syntax?  I would
like to make it possible to use the same file for both pkg_add and
pkgsrc.  Also, we already have code to parse and manipulate
VARNAME=values files.